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Bone Marrow Donor Drives

  • Wed, Mar 11, 2015
  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Quincy College - 1250 Hancock Street. Quincy, MA, 02169
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  • Approximately 30 percent of patients in need of a stem cell donor find a match within their families. The remaining 70 percent search a worldwide database of unrelated volunteer donors, who may be their "miracle match" willing to donate life-saving cells.

    Currently, many medical insurance plans (in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island only) will cover the cost of the tissue typing for registration with the marrow donor program. Please bring your insurance card to the donor drive.

    If your insurance will not cover the tissue-typing fee, we are able to cover the cost of your test. However, if you would like to make a tax-deductible donation to help our recruitment efforts, we would greatly appreciate it.
  • Calendar: Community Outreach, Calendar

The Financial Impact of a Cancer Diagnosis

  • Thu, Mar 12, 2015
  • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  • 40 Buttrick Road, Suite B, Londonderry, NH 03053
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  • Are you worried about medical bills?  Wondering about disability?  Have questions about using money from your retirement fund?  Mike Bonacorsi, Certified Financial Planner (R) will be available during this "drop in" session to answer your questions about how a cancer diagnosis may impact your finances and ways to address it.

     

    Please call 603-552-9134 to register as space may be limited.

  • Calendar: Patient Education, Calendar

Lymphoma Patient Education Conference

  • Sat, Mar 14, 2015
  • 7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
  • The Sheraton Needham Hotel - Needham, MA
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  • Join Dr. Arnold Freedman and several Dana-Farber colleagues to he.r the latest information about lymphoma, including current treatment options and support issues. 

    View program details and registration information by visiting http://www.lymphoma.org/site/pp.asp?c=bkLTKaOQLmK8E&b=8478563. You may also call (800)500-9976 for more information. 

    Presented by the Lymphoma Research Foundation

     

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March 2015
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Today - Thursday, March 05, 2015


Dana-Farber's Mammography Van(5)
All Day Event
Geiger Gibson Community Health Center
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar
Dana-Farber's Mammography Van brings state-of-the-art breast cancer screening to the women of Greater Boston. To learn more or schedule an appointment, please call 617-632-1974.
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Mindfulness Meditation with Elana Rosenbaum, MS, LICSW
11:30 AM-1:00 PM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar
Mindfulness Meditation with Elana Rosenbaum, MS, LICSW
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Caregiver Support Group
12:00 PM-1:30 PM
Smith Building, Room 335
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar

Support for caregivers and family members of cancer patients. 

 

Registration is required. Please call Ruth Cope to register at 617-817-6280.

 

For more information on adult patient/family support groups and programs or to connect with a social worker at Dana-Farber/Brigham & Women's Cancer Center call 617-632-3301 or visit www.dfci.org/supportgroups.


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Post-Transplant Telephone Support Group(2)
3:00 PM-4:00 PM
Telephone
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar

This support group provides a place for patients currently 1-2 years post-allogenic stem-cell transplant to share the impact of experiences, feelings and challenges associated with the post-transplant phase of treatment.

Facilitator: Tammy Weitzman, LICSW - Transplant Social Worker

Registration is required.  Please contact Tammy Weitzman, LICSW at 617-632-4353 to register.


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Friday, March 06, 2015


Sunrise Qigong(6)
10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

 Presented by the Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies 

 
In this class, you will learn to stretch and strengthen your mind and body. 

 
Come relax, loosen and strengthen tired muscles, improve circulation, develop symmetry and balance and fine tune your mind/body skills. 

 
Program instructor, Ramel (Rami) Rones is on the leading edge of Mind-Body, Tai Chi and Qi Gong therapies for patients with cancer, fibromyalgia, arthritis, chronic pain and other chronic conditions. For adult patients, family members and caregivers. All levels welcome.


Registration required. For more information and to register, please contact the Zakim Center at 617-632-3322 or at Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.
 


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Tai Chi for Optimal Health with Ramel Rones
11:30 AM-1:00 PM
Smith Room, 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar
An Internal Chinese martial art practiced for both defense training and health benefits. Learn sitting and standing techniques as well as slow moving meditation. Open to patients and family members. For more information or to register, please contact the Zakim Center at 617-632-3322 or Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.
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Sunday, March 08, 2015


GIM Discussion Group
2:00 PM-3:00 PM
20 Prospect Street, Milford, 2nd Floor Conference
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar

Patients with upper gastrointestinal malignancies are invited to join in a discussion of common challenges during treatment and survivorship. Family members are welcome. 

For more information and to register please call Ann Sullivan, LICSW at 508-488-3783.

Refreshments provided.


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Monday, March 09, 2015


Inflammatory Breast Cancer Support Group(2)
1:00 PM-2:30 PM
Smith 335
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar
This support group provides a safe, supportive environment to share experiences and build relationships with others with inflammatory breast cancer.

The goal is to offer an opportunity to establish a peer network to:
  • Reduce isolation associated with having a rare, serious illness
  • Improve coping mechanisms
  • Share emotions

Facilitated by: Julie Salinger, LICSW
For more information, please call 617-582-8081 or email JulieL_Salinger@dfci.harvard.edu

Free parking will be offered in the Dana-Farber Yawkey Garage
Sponsored by the Div. of Social Work & the Dept. of Breast Oncology


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Lung Cancer Support Group
2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Smith Building, Room 330
Event Type: Patient Education, Calendar

Support group for patients being treated for lung cancer and their caregivers. 

Registration is required.  Please call Allison DiBiaso at 617-632-5153 for more information and to register.

 


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Living with Lung Cancer Support Group
2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Smith 330
Event Type: Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar
For people with lung cancer and their primary caregivers
Facilitators: Allison DiBiaso, LICSW & Kitty Hooper, RN

Registration is required.
To register, contact Allison DiBiaso: 617-632-5163 or adibiaso@partners.org

Parking validated in Yawkey Center Garage
Sponsored by the Division of Social Work and the Lowe Center for Thoracic Oncology

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Thriving with Yoga - Londonderry
5:30 PM-6:30 PM
40 Buttrick Road, Londonderry
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Calendar

Presented in cooperation with YogaCaps, Inc.  Open to those with a current or past cancer diagnosis.  Beginners or people experienced in yoga are welcome.  Caregivers may also attend.

 

Please call 603-670-0302 to register and for other days, times, and/or locations.


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Tuesday, March 10, 2015


Circle of Life (Círculo de Vida)
10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Smith Building, Room 335
Event Type: Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar
Circle of Life (Círculo de Vida)
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Tai Chi for Optimal Health
3:00 PM-4:30 PM
Smith Room, 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar
An internal Chinese martial art practiced for both defense training and health benefits. Learn sitting and standing techniques as well as slow moving meditation. Open to patients and family members. Please register at 617-632-3322.
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Sunset Qigong
4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Smith Room 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Support Groups, Calendar
Fine tune your mind/body skills and create balance among them. Open to patients and family members. Please register at 617-632-3322.
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Gynecologic Cancer Support Group(4)
5:00 PM-6:30 PM
Blum Resource Center, Yawkey 1
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar

This is an opportunity for women with gynecologic cancer to meet and discuss topics such as: living with uncertainty, communication with family and friends and the emotional impact of diagnosis and treatment. 

Registration is required. Please call Katelyn Uyehara at 617-632-6089 to register.

Provided by the Dana-Farber Divisions of Social Work & GYN Oncology. Light Dinner will be provided. Free Parking is available in the Yawkey Garage.
 


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Living with Cancer Support Group(5)
6:00 PM-7:00 PM
40 Buttrick Road, Suite B, Londonderry, NH 03053
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar

 A support group for people living with cancer, including families and caregivers. Come talk with others who are faced with the same challenges. Please feel free to attend any or all of these sessions.

Joyce Austin, LICSW, OSW-C
Jo-Ann Sullivan, RN, OCN, Elliot Radiation Program
 


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Wednesday, March 11, 2015


Young Women with Breast Cancer Telephone Support Group
All Day Event
Dial-in info provided upon request
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar

A telephone support group offered through the Program for Young Women with Breast Cancer. For patients 43 years and younger.

Facilitated by Irene Goss-Werner, LICSW
Registration is required. Please call Julie Lonardo 617-632-3916.

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Dana-Farber's Mammography Van(6)
All Day Event
Joseph Smith Community Health Center – Allston
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar
Dana-Farber's Mammography Van brings state-of-the-art breast cancer screening to the women of Greater Boston. To learn more or schedule an appointment, please call 617-632-1974.
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Bone Marrow Donor Drives
9:00 AM-3:00 PM
Quincy College - 1250 Hancock Street. Quincy, MA, 02169
Event Type: Community Outreach, Calendar
Approximately 30 percent of patients in need of a stem cell donor find a match within their families. The remaining 70 percent search a worldwide database of unrelated volunteer donors, who may be their "miracle match" willing to donate life-saving cells.

Currently, many medical insurance plans (in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island only) will cover the cost of the tissue typing for registration with the marrow donor program. Please bring your insurance card to the donor drive.

If your insurance will not cover the tissue-typing fee, we are able to cover the cost of your test. However, if you would like to make a tax-deductible donation to help our recruitment efforts, we would greatly appreciate it.
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Gentle Hatha Yoga
11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Zakim Center
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Calendar
This gentle Hatha Yoga class is open to patients, families and friends that have been newly diagnosed with cancer, receiving treatment, or in remission. Instructor, Ann Marie Turo will guide you in gentle stretches and breathing techniques that will calm you and leave you feeling refreshed and relaxed. Classes are complimentary and yoga mats are provided. Please contact the Zakim Center to register at 617-632-3322 or Zakim_Center@dfci.havard.edu.

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Level I-Level II Hatha Yoga
12:15 PM-1:00 PM
Zakim Center
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Calendar
This level 1 - level 2 class takes it up a notch and challenges you to the core. Learn asanas, pranayamas and a variety of yoga sequences that will challenge your body both mentally and physically. Return to your activities of daily living feeling energized and refreshed. Instructor: Ann Marie Turo. Classes are complimentary and open to patients, families and friends. Yoga mats are provided, or feel free to bring your own. Please contact the Zakim Center to register at 617-632-3322 or Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.

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Coping with Cancer Support Group-Milford
2:00 PM-3:30 PM
20 Prospect Street, Milford, 2nd Floor Conference
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar

A support group for men and women living with cancer. Discuss ways to cope with fear and anxiety and  share hope and meaning with others facing similar challenges. 

Presented by Ann Sullivan, LICSW and Adonica Racicot, RN

Call Ann Sullivan for more information 508-488-3783

Registration not required

Family members are welcome.

Refreshments provided.


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Look Good... Feel Better
2:00 PM-4:00 PM
Dana-Farber Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center at Milford Regional Medical Center 20 Prospect Street, Milford, MA 01757
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar
An American Cancer Society (ACS) program for women. Come, have fun while you learn beauty tips to help you look and feel better while undergoing cancer treatment. Provided by ACS volunteer beauticians. To register, call Christine Mort at (508) 488-3704.

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Look Good...Feel Better-Milford
2:00 PM-4:00 PM
20 Prospect Street, Milford, 1st Floor Conference
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar

An American Cancer Society (ACS) program for women. Come have fun while you learn beauty tips to help you look and feel better while undergoing cancer treatment.

Provided by ACS volunteer beauticians

Call Christine Mort to register  508-488-3704

Refreshments provided

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Zakim Center Drum Circle
3:30 PM-4:30 PM
Smith Building, Room 330
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Calendar

Explore, express, and experience the empowering effects of drum circles with music therapist Heather Smist as your guide. We'll learn how drumming can reduce stress and increase self-awareness, then practice it ourselves. Drums provided. No experience necessary. Call 617-632-3322 or email Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu to register. Open to patients, family members and staff.

 


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Prostate Cancer Support Group
5:30 PM-7:30 PM
Smith Building, Room 308 & 309
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar

The Prostate Health Education Network focuses on the needs of Black men diagnosed with prostate cancer. Facilitated by Thomas Farrington and Jacques Carter, MD.

For more information please call Athene Wilson-Glover at 617-632-4860.

 


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Multiple Myeloma Patient & Caregiver Education and Discussion Group(9)
5:30 PM-7:00 PM
Smith Building, Room 335
Event Type: Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar

Sponsored by the Rick Corman Multiple Myeloma Research Fund and the Division of Social Work

A monthly meeting that includes a presentation by a member of Dana-Farber’s Multiple Myeloma team, followed by discussion groups for patients and caregivers.
Facilitated by Larisa Patacchiola, LICSW and Kelly Drummond, LCSW


Registration is required.
Please contact: Larisa Patacchiola at 617-582-7576 or Kelly Drummond at 617-632-5963


Parking is validated in the Dana-Farber Yawkey Garage
 


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Prostate Cancer Support Group - Weymouth
7:00 PM-8:30 PM
1st Fl. Conf. Room - 101 Columbian Street, South Weymouth, MA 02190
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar

This is an opportunity for men with prostate cancer to share experiences, information and resources.  

 

Facilitated by: Michael Gutierrez, Clinical Social Worker

Please call 781-624-4793 for more information.

Free parking is available in adjacent garage.


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Thursday, March 12, 2015


Dana-Farber's Mammography Van(7)
All Day Event
South End Community Health Center
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar
Dana-Farber's Mammography Van brings state-of-the-art breast cancer screening to the women of Greater Boston. To learn more or schedule an appointment, please call 617-632-1974.
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Mindfulness Meditation with Elana Rosenbaum, MS, LICSW
11:30 AM-1:00 PM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar
Mindfulness Meditation with Elana Rosenbaum, MS, LICSW
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The Financial Impact of a Cancer Diagnosis
3:30 PM-4:30 PM
40 Buttrick Road, Suite B, Londonderry, NH 03053
Event Type: Patient Education, Calendar

Are you worried about medical bills?  Wondering about disability?  Have questions about using money from your retirement fund?  Mike Bonacorsi, Certified Financial Planner (R) will be available during this "drop in" session to answer your questions about how a cancer diagnosis may impact your finances and ways to address it.

 

Please call 603-552-9134 to register as space may be limited.


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Friday, March 13, 2015


Sunrise Qigong(6)
10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

 Presented by the Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies 

 
In this class, you will learn to stretch and strengthen your mind and body. 

 
Come relax, loosen and strengthen tired muscles, improve circulation, develop symmetry and balance and fine tune your mind/body skills. 

 
Program instructor, Ramel (Rami) Rones is on the leading edge of Mind-Body, Tai Chi and Qi Gong therapies for patients with cancer, fibromyalgia, arthritis, chronic pain and other chronic conditions. For adult patients, family members and caregivers. All levels welcome.


Registration required. For more information and to register, please contact the Zakim Center at 617-632-3322 or at Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.
 


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Tai Chi for Optimal Health with Ramel Rones
11:30 AM-1:00 PM
Smith Room, 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar
An Internal Chinese martial art practiced for both defense training and health benefits. Learn sitting and standing techniques as well as slow moving meditation. Open to patients and family members. For more information or to register, please contact the Zakim Center at 617-632-3322 or Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.
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Saturday, March 14, 2015


Lymphoma Patient Education Conference
7:30 AM-2:30 PM
The Sheraton Needham Hotel - Needham, MA
Event Type: Patient Education, Calendar

Join Dr. Arnold Freedman and several Dana-Farber colleagues to he.r the latest information about lymphoma, including current treatment options and support issues. 

View program details and registration information by visiting http://www.lymphoma.org/site/pp.asp?c=bkLTKaOQLmK8E&b=8478563. You may also call (800)500-9976 for more information. 

Presented by the Lymphoma Research Foundation

 


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Monday, March 16, 2015


Thriving with Yoga - Londonderry
5:30 PM-6:30 PM
40 Buttrick Road, Londonderry
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Calendar

Presented in cooperation with YogaCaps, Inc.  Open to those with a current or past cancer diagnosis.  Beginners or people experienced in yoga are welcome.  Caregivers may also attend.

 

Please call 603-670-0302 to register and for other days, times, and/or locations.


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Tuesday, March 17, 2015


Dana-Farber's Mammography Van(8)
All Day Event
Bowdoin Street Health Center
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar
Dana-Farber's Mammography Van brings state-of-the-art breast cancer screening to the women of Greater Boston. To learn more or schedule an appointment, please call 617-632-1974.
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Stage IV Breast Cancer Support Group
11:00 AM-12:30 PM
Call for Details
Event Type: Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar

An opportunity for those with Stage IV (Metastatic) Breast Cancer to share emotional support.


Facilitators: Liz Farrell, LICSW and Fremonta Meyer, MD
Registration is required. To Register: Call Liz Farrell, LICSW at 617-632-5606
Parking Validated in the Yawkey/ Dana-Farber Garage
 


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Carcinoid & Neuroendocrine Tumor Seminar Support Group - Session 2
12:00 PM-2:00 PM
Smith Building, Room 330
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar
A 2-part session offering an informational seminar for patients and families followed by a support group for patients and a separate concurrent family group. The sessions will be facilitated by Jane Bausch, LICSW and Susan Englander, LICSW.

Registration is required. Please call Jane Bausch to register at 617-632-3309.

For more information on adult patient/family support groups and programs or to connect with a social worker at Dana-Farber/Brigham & Women's Cancer Center call 617-632-3301 or visit www.dfci.org/supportgroups.
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Tai Chi for Optimal Health
3:00 PM-4:30 PM
Smith Room, 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar
An internal Chinese martial art practiced for both defense training and health benefits. Learn sitting and standing techniques as well as slow moving meditation. Open to patients and family members. Please register at 617-632-3322.
Add to Calendar   
 
Sunset Qigong
4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Smith Room 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Support Groups, Calendar
Fine tune your mind/body skills and create balance among them. Open to patients and family members. Please register at 617-632-3322.
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Wednesday, March 18, 2015


Young Women with Breast Cancer Telephone Support Group
All Day Event
Dial-in info provided upon request
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar

A telephone support group offered through the Program for Young Women with Breast Cancer. For patients 43 years and younger.

Facilitated by Irene Goss-Werner, LICSW
Registration is required. Please call Julie Lonardo 617-632-3916.

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Dana-Farber's Mammography Van(9)
All Day Event
The Dimock Center
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar
Dana-Farber's Mammography Van brings state-of-the-art breast cancer screening to the women of Greater Boston. To learn more or schedule an appointment, please call 617-632-1974.
Add to Calendar   
 
Gentle Hatha Yoga
11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Zakim Center
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Calendar
This gentle Hatha Yoga class is open to patients, families and friends that have been newly diagnosed with cancer, receiving treatment, or in remission. Instructor, Ann Marie Turo will guide you in gentle stretches and breathing techniques that will calm you and leave you feeling refreshed and relaxed. Classes are complimentary and yoga mats are provided. Please contact the Zakim Center to register at 617-632-3322 or Zakim_Center@dfci.havard.edu.

Add to Calendar   
 
Level I-Level II Hatha Yoga
12:15 PM-1:00 PM
Zakim Center
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Calendar
This level 1 - level 2 class takes it up a notch and challenges you to the core. Learn asanas, pranayamas and a variety of yoga sequences that will challenge your body both mentally and physically. Return to your activities of daily living feeling energized and refreshed. Instructor: Ann Marie Turo. Classes are complimentary and open to patients, families and friends. Yoga mats are provided, or feel free to bring your own. Please contact the Zakim Center to register at 617-632-3322 or Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.

Add to Calendar   
 
Zakim Center Drum Circle
3:30 PM-4:30 PM
Smith Building, Room 330
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Calendar

Explore, express, and experience the empowering effects of drum circles with music therapist Heather Smist as your guide. We'll learn how drumming can reduce stress and increase self-awareness, then practice it ourselves. Drums provided. No experience necessary. Call 617-632-3322 or email Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu to register. Open to patients, family members and staff.

 


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Young Adult Cancer Support Group(2)
5:30 PM-7:00 PM
Yawkey 306
Event Type: Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar

For patients in their 20’s and 30’s who are in treatment or recently completed treatment.
This group offers young adult patients the opportunity to share their experience in a safe, confidential setting.
The group is free and open to the public; you do not need to be a Dana-Farber patient to attend.

Facilitated by Bruce MacDonald, LICSW
Registration is required. Contact Bruce at (617)632-5657 or bmacdonald1@partners.org

Parking validated in Yawkey Garage
 


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Facing Forward After Breast Cancer Treatment(1)
6:00 PM-7:30 PM
Smith 330
Event Type: Patient Education, Calendar

A 6-session series for breast cancer patients who have recently completed treatment. Dana-Farber clinicians provide information through presentations and group discussion.

Session 1: After Cancer Treatment: - Overview and Ask the Doctor

Pre-registration is required. Contact Julie Salinger, LICSW at 617-582-8081. A commitment to attending all 6 sessions is encouraged.

Parking will be validated in the Yawkey/Dana-Farber Garage.

This program is offered by the Department of Care Coordination and the Breast Oncology Program with support from the Gillette Company Survivors Initiative.


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Thursday, March 19, 2015


Dana-Farber's Mammography Van(10)
All Day Event
Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar
Dana-Farber's Mammography Van brings state-of-the-art breast cancer screening to the women of Greater Boston. To learn more or schedule an appointment, please call 617-632-1974.
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Mindfulness Meditation with Elana Rosenbaum, MS, LICSW
11:30 AM-1:00 PM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar
Mindfulness Meditation with Elana Rosenbaum, MS, LICSW
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Post-Transplant Telephone Support Group(3)
3:00 PM-4:00 PM
Telephone
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar

This support group provides a place for patients currently 1-2 years post-allogenic stem-cell transplant to share the impact of experiences, feelings and challenges associated with the post-transplant phase of treatment.

Facilitator: Tammy Weitzman, LICSW - Transplant Social Worker

Registration is required.  Please contact Tammy Weitzman, LICSW at 617-632-4353 to register.


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Friday, March 20, 2015


Sunrise Qigong(6)
10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

 Presented by the Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies 

 
In this class, you will learn to stretch and strengthen your mind and body. 

 
Come relax, loosen and strengthen tired muscles, improve circulation, develop symmetry and balance and fine tune your mind/body skills. 

 
Program instructor, Ramel (Rami) Rones is on the leading edge of Mind-Body, Tai Chi and Qi Gong therapies for patients with cancer, fibromyalgia, arthritis, chronic pain and other chronic conditions. For adult patients, family members and caregivers. All levels welcome.


Registration required. For more information and to register, please contact the Zakim Center at 617-632-3322 or at Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.
 


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Tai Chi for Optimal Health with Ramel Rones
11:30 AM-1:00 PM
Smith Room, 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar
An Internal Chinese martial art practiced for both defense training and health benefits. Learn sitting and standing techniques as well as slow moving meditation. Open to patients and family members. For more information or to register, please contact the Zakim Center at 617-632-3322 or Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.
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Saturday, March 21, 2015


Young Adult Cancer Support Group
5:30 PM-7:00 PM
Smith Building, Room 335
Event Type: Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar

For patients ages 18-40 currently in treatment or recent;y completing treatment.


This group offers young adult patients the opportunity to share their experience in a safe, confidential setting.
The group is free and open to the public; you do not need to be a Dana-Farber patient to attend.


Facilitated by Bruce MacDonald, LICSW


Registration is required. Contact Bruce at (617)632-5657 or bmacdonald1@partners.org
Parking validated in Yawkey Garage
 


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Monday, March 23, 2015


Brain Tumor Support Group
1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Smith Building, Room 335
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar

Support for brain tumor patients and their caregivers facilitated by Debra LaFrankie, RN, OCN and Nancy Tharler, LICSW.


Registration is required. Please call Nancy Tharler to register at 617-632-3634. 


For more information on adult patient/family support groups & programs or to connect with a social worker at Dana-Farber/Brigham & Women’s Cancer Center call: (617) 632-3301 or visit www.dfci.org/supportgroups 

 


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Thriving with Yoga - Londonderry
5:30 PM-6:30 PM
40 Buttrick Road, Londonderry
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Calendar

Presented in cooperation with YogaCaps, Inc.  Open to those with a current or past cancer diagnosis.  Beginners or people experienced in yoga are welcome.  Caregivers may also attend.

 

Please call 603-670-0302 to register and for other days, times, and/or locations.


Add to Calendar   
 

Tuesday, March 24, 2015


Tai Chi for Optimal Health
3:00 PM-4:30 PM
Smith Room, 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar
An internal Chinese martial art practiced for both defense training and health benefits. Learn sitting and standing techniques as well as slow moving meditation. Open to patients and family members. Please register at 617-632-3322.
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Sunset Qigong
4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Smith Room 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Support Groups, Calendar
Fine tune your mind/body skills and create balance among them. Open to patients and family members. Please register at 617-632-3322.
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Melanoma Support Group(3)
5:30 PM-7:00 PM
Smith Building, Room 330
Event Type: Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar

This group offers you an opportunity to develop a peer network of shared understanding and support in a setting where you can discuss:


-Thoughts, concerns, experiences
-Communicating w/ loved ones
-Coping Strategies


Pre-registration is required:
To register or for more info: Contact Nancy Bailey at 617-632-3599
Facilitator: Nancy Bailey, RN

The Melanoma Caregiver Group meets at the same time at
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Call Frank McCaffrey 617 667-3525 for information.

Parking validated in Dana-Farber Yawkey Garage
 


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Wednesday, March 25, 2015


Young Women with Breast Cancer Telephone Support Group
All Day Event
Dial-in info provided upon request
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar

A telephone support group offered through the Program for Young Women with Breast Cancer. For patients 43 years and younger.

Facilitated by Irene Goss-Werner, LICSW
Registration is required. Please call Julie Lonardo 617-632-3916.

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Gentle Hatha Yoga
11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Zakim Center
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Calendar
This gentle Hatha Yoga class is open to patients, families and friends that have been newly diagnosed with cancer, receiving treatment, or in remission. Instructor, Ann Marie Turo will guide you in gentle stretches and breathing techniques that will calm you and leave you feeling refreshed and relaxed. Classes are complimentary and yoga mats are provided. Please contact the Zakim Center to register at 617-632-3322 or Zakim_Center@dfci.havard.edu.

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Level I-Level II Hatha Yoga
12:15 PM-1:00 PM
Zakim Center
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Calendar
This level 1 - level 2 class takes it up a notch and challenges you to the core. Learn asanas, pranayamas and a variety of yoga sequences that will challenge your body both mentally and physically. Return to your activities of daily living feeling energized and refreshed. Instructor: Ann Marie Turo. Classes are complimentary and open to patients, families and friends. Yoga mats are provided, or feel free to bring your own. Please contact the Zakim Center to register at 617-632-3322 or Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.

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Best Foods and Diet for Cancer Treatment and Survivorship
1:00 PM-2:00 PM
Webchat - link below
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

Tune in Wednesday, March 25 at 1:00 p.m. ET for a live video webchat with nutritionist Stacy Kennedy, MPH, RD, CSO, LDN.

For more information about the web chat, please visit: http://dana-farber.org/healthydietchat


 


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Living with Cancer Support Group(6)
1:00 PM-2:00 PM
40 Buttrick Road, Suite B, Londonderry, NH 03053
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar

 A support group for people living with cancer, including families and caregivers. Come talk with others who are faced with the same challenges. Please feel free to attend any or all of these sessions.

Joyce Austin, LICSW, OSW-C
Jo-Ann Sullivan, RN, OCN, Elliot Radiation Program
 


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Coping with Cancer Support Group-Milford
2:00 PM-3:30 PM
20 Prospect Street, Milford, 2nd Floor Conference
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar

A support group for men and women living with cancer. Discuss ways to cope with fear and anxiety and  share hope and meaning with others facing similar challenges. 

Presented by Ann Sullivan, LICSW and Adonica Racicot, RN

Call Ann Sullivan for more information 508-488-3783

Registration not required

Family members are welcome.

Refreshments provided.


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Zakim Center Drum Circle
3:30 PM-4:30 PM
Smith Building, Room 330
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Calendar

Explore, express, and experience the empowering effects of drum circles with music therapist Heather Smist as your guide. We'll learn how drumming can reduce stress and increase self-awareness, then practice it ourselves. Drums provided. No experience necessary. Call 617-632-3322 or email Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu to register. Open to patients, family members and staff.

 


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Facing Forward After Breast Cancer Treatment - Weymouth
6:00 PM-7:30 PM
3rd Fl. Conf. Room - 101 Columbian Street, South Weymouth, MA 02190
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar

Barbara Schnider-Ellis, LICSW and breast cancer survivor Jean Leavitt work to empower women through education and support in facing the many challenges in moving forward in their lives.  

 

Registration is requested, but drop-ins are most welcome.  Please call 781-624-4797.

 

Free parking is available in adjacent garage.

 


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Thursday, March 26, 2015


Dana-Farber's Mammography Van(12)
All Day Event
Brookside Community Health Center
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar
Dana-Farber's Mammography Van brings state-of-the-art breast cancer screening to the women of Greater Boston. To learn more or schedule an appointment, please call 617-632-1974.
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Mindfulness Meditation with Elana Rosenbaum, MS, LICSW
11:30 AM-1:00 PM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar
Mindfulness Meditation with Elana Rosenbaum, MS, LICSW
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Friday, March 27, 2015


Sunrise Qigong(6)
10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

 Presented by the Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies 

 
In this class, you will learn to stretch and strengthen your mind and body. 

 
Come relax, loosen and strengthen tired muscles, improve circulation, develop symmetry and balance and fine tune your mind/body skills. 

 
Program instructor, Ramel (Rami) Rones is on the leading edge of Mind-Body, Tai Chi and Qi Gong therapies for patients with cancer, fibromyalgia, arthritis, chronic pain and other chronic conditions. For adult patients, family members and caregivers. All levels welcome.


Registration required. For more information and to register, please contact the Zakim Center at 617-632-3322 or at Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.
 


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Tai Chi for Optimal Health with Ramel Rones
11:30 AM-1:00 PM
Smith Room, 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar
An Internal Chinese martial art practiced for both defense training and health benefits. Learn sitting and standing techniques as well as slow moving meditation. Open to patients and family members. For more information or to register, please contact the Zakim Center at 617-632-3322 or Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.
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Saturday, March 28, 2015


12th Annual Young Adult Cancer Conference
8:45 AM-3:00 PM
Yawkey Center, 3rd Floor
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar

The Young Adult Program (YAP) at Dana-Farber is hosting a one-day conference for young adult patients and their caregivers to learn strategies for coping with cancer as a young adult, and meet other patients facing similar challenges. This conference is free and open to patients treated at Dana-Farber and beyond.

To register, visit http://dana-farber-yap.org/ or email yap@dfci.harvard.edu. Registration is appreciated by March 20.

For more information, please visit: http://www.dana-farber.org/Adult-Care/Treatment-and-Support/Patient-and-Family-Support/Young-Adult-Program/Annual-Young-Adult-Cancer-Conference.aspx

 

 


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Monday, March 30, 2015


Thriving with Yoga - Londonderry
5:30 PM-6:30 PM
40 Buttrick Road, Londonderry
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Calendar

Presented in cooperation with YogaCaps, Inc.  Open to those with a current or past cancer diagnosis.  Beginners or people experienced in yoga are welcome.  Caregivers may also attend.

 

Please call 603-670-0302 to register and for other days, times, and/or locations.


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